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Rongali Bihu celebration in Malaysia

The Assamese Society in Malaysia celebrated Rongali Bihu on May 11, 2013 with traditional fervor and gaiety. It was an occasion to reconnect with one’s roots and a platform to showcase the best of Assamese cuisine, attire and culture.

One of the highlights of the program was the Hussori performance. The hussori troupe was led by Probin Bora and Himangshu Sharmah with dhol, Tajgir Rahman with taal, Gunajit Das on toka and Apurba Das on the traditional cymbal, supported by Bikram Baruah, Saurabh Mahanta, Amit Saha, Chandrasekhar Singh, Raktimabha Adhypak, Yasmin Hazarika, Trisha Hazarika and Panchalika Bordoloi.

A chorus, ‘Axom Amar Rupohi’, was performed by Panchalika Bordoloi, Yasmin Hazarika, Raktimabha Adhyapak, Bikram M. Baruah, Mayudeep Baruah, Himangshu Sharma, Trisha Hazarika, Tajgir Rahman, Saurabh Mahanta, Gunajit Das, Apurba Das,  Amit Saha, Nayanjyoti Chowdhury, and Suraj Gogoi with the accompaniment by Manashmani Barman on Guitar.

In this occasion Children’s also performed a lively Jhumoor Dance.

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Am Saurabh Mahanta. Currently working in Malaysia as a Business Analyst for a IT firm . Have been staying here in Malaysia for last 4 years.

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